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last updated 14 arch 2008

Where to buy Gajahgoogoo products

Visiting ashtanga teachers

Yoga links

Vegetarian and Organic food resources in Singapore



You can find Gajahgoogoo products at these establishments in Singapore and worldwide:


The Activewear Company
#02-02A Novena Square
Tel: 6235-9151
Opening Hours: 11am - 9pm

Oasis Holistic
Whatever... the Yoga & Healing Space


Ms Lim, Penang
tel: 04-2283181 or 04-2284181
email: asclim@yahoo.com

United Kingdom

Yoga Bliss


Kost Butikken

Visiting Ashtanga Teachers


When we hear about visiting teachers coming to town, we'll share it with you here. If you have a teacher visiting your shala in Singapore or the region, drop us a note if you'd like us to list it here.

Celeste Lau
Ashtanga Workshop with Celeste: The Full Primary Series -
making the transition to Mysore style

Pure Yoga Singapore, 15 March 2008

David Life & Sharon Gannon
Jivamukti Yoga
Pure Yoga Singapore, 21 - 23 March 2007

Glenn Ceresoli
Yoga for Self-Management
Shambhala, 12 - 13 April 2008

David Swenson
Mysore Classes and Ashtanga Workshop
Shambhala, 30 May - 1 June 2008



Bali Spirit Festival
Featuring Duncan Wong
Bali Purnati Centre, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 12 - 16 March 2008

Chuck Miller, Maty Ezraty
Ashtanga In-Depth Study with Chuck & Maty
Purple Valley, Goa, India, 1 - 14 March 2008

Liz Lark
Creative Yoga
Purple Valley, Goa, India, 15 - 28 March 2008

Shiva Rea
Bali Mandala Yoga Retreat
Bali Spirit, Bali, Indonesia, 17 - 23 April 2008

Don Peers
5-day Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
Uma Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 20 - 26 April 2008

Clayton Horton
Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
Yoga Thailand , Koh Samui, Thailand, 3 - 10, 17 - 24 May2008

Michael Gannon
Yoga Teacher Apprenticeship
Purple Valley, Goa, India, 1 - 27 June 2008

Gabriel Azoulay
Ashtanga Yoga, Yin Yoga, Thai Yoga
Kamalaya, Koh Samui, Thailand, 10 - 15 June 2008

Jessie Chapman
Radiance Yoga Wellness Retreat
Kamalaya, Koh Samui, Thailand, 14 - 20 June 2008

David Swenson & Shelley Washington
Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
Bengawan Giri, Bali, Indonesia, 3 - 9 June 2008

Caroline Klebl
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Retreat
Zen Resort Bali, Indonesia, 2 - 30 August 2008

Yoga Links

A collection of yoga sites that we enjoy visiting. Do share your favourite yoga sites with us and we'll try to post it here.

Yoga Journal
- lots of useful information on different types of yoga. Love the interviews!

Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute, Mysore
- Shri K Pattabhi Jois' shala in Mysore. A must-visit site.

- The ashtanga resource, whether you're looking for Guruji's tour schedule, authorised teachers or articles on ashtanga.

Ashtanga yoga info
- Pictures and descriptions of the full ashtanga asana sequence, from primary series to advanced B.

Purple Valley Yoga Centre
- where yoga enthusiasts and beginners gather in North Goa, India, to practise, teach, learn, relax and chat. They have a very useful and informative noticeboard and an amazing list of visiting teachers throughout the year

- great resource to find yoga schools wherever you are

Ashtanga Discussion Forum
- if you're interested in knowing more about ashtanga, these are the people to ask!

Yoga Movement
-An online magazine about the practice of yoga and meditation. Includes articles, texts, a directory of top yoga sites, a listing of yoga centers, and helpful resources.

Yoga Directory

Yoga Ireland
- Includes a directory of teachers, a calendar of events, a list of courses and seminars, and information about all aspects of yoga in Ireland.

Yoga Online
- An online yoga magazine, with articles, an online yoga store and plenty of links

Yoga holidays
- A listing of yoga holidays all over the world

Women Business Directory
- A directory of yoga businesses run by women


Vegetarian and Organic Resources in Singapore

Visiting yogis and friends often ask where to find good vegetarian food while they are in town. In response, I've compiled a list of eating places that I've been to and enjoyed. Its in no particular order or preference and is definitely not comprehensive! I'll continue to grow the list, and would be happy to receive suggestions or feedback from you as well. Just send them to orders@gajahgoogoo.com.

I'll start on the organic store list soon...

The Soup Spoon
Not fully vegetarian, but it offers a wide selection of hearty vegetarian soups salads and sandwiches. A regular soup costs about S$5 while the SouperValue Combo Meal which includes a soup, choice of either a salad or sandwich AND choice of either a pack of chips or apple AND a yummy chocolate costs between $7 to $10.

Raffles City Shopping Centre
Basement 1 Unit 75/76
Sun - Thurs: 10.30am to 10.00pm
Fri-Sat: 10.30am to 10.30pm
Tel No: 6334 3220

Paragon Shopping Centre
Basement 1 Unit K4/K7
Mon - Fri: 10.00am to 10.00pm
Sat-Sun: 09.30am to 10.00pm
Tel No: 6738 3860

Raffles Xchange, Raffles Place MRT
Basement 1 Unit 62
(Alight at Raffles Place MRT station)
Mon - Fri: 10.30am to 9.00pm
Sat: 10.30am to 3.00pm
Sun: Closed
Tel No: 6438 7305

Market Street Carpark
1st Floor Unit 04
(Diagonally opposite Lau Pa Sat, Robinson Road)
Mon - Fri: 11.00am to 09.00pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Tel No: 6438 3969

Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
Great value for money vegetarian buffet. The theme changes constantly but you’ll always get a wide variety of dishes such as Japanese sushi, spaghetti, pizza, tim sum, taiwanese cuisine, pepper steak and pork chop… all vegetarian of course! An ala carte menu is also available. Lunch is about $13.20++ while dinner costs about $18.80++

Quality Hotel
201 Balestier Road Singapore 329926
Lunch: 1130hrs - 1500hrs
Dinner: 1800hrs - 2200hrs
Tel: +65 6254 0090

Original Sin
Vegetarian Mediterranean restaurant located near hip Holland Village. Offers a wide selection of vegetarian dishes and really nice desserts, and a good value lunch set on weekdays. Also good juices and smoothies. Budget about $20 – 30 per head without alchohol.

Blk 43 #01-62 Jalan Merah Saga Holland Village
Chip Bee Gardens Singapore 278115
Lunch: Tuesday to Sunday, 11.30am - 2.30pm
Dinner: Monday to Sunday, 6.00pm - 10.30pm
Tel : +65.6475 5605

The Whole Earth Vegetarian Restaurant

The only vegetarian Peranakan (Straits Chinese) & Thai restaurant in town! Local Peranakan food is very meat based, but somehow the restaurant manages to retain the authentic taste of the original dishes without a jot of meat. Bibik’s Buah Keluak and Olive Leaf Rice are yummy. Not that cheap, but very special. Located in the very atmospheric Geylang Road, at the edge of the (very safe) red light district.

593 Geylang Rd
11am to 10pm daily
Tel: 65-68413319

Cedele Bakery Depot
Originally a bakery, Cedele now offers quite a wide selection of salads, gluten-free soups, sandwiches, entrees, breads and desserts. While it isn’t wholly vegetarian, there are a number of vegetarian options and the emphasis is on healthy ingredients and organic ingredients where available. I like their Shan tofu salad and tofu burger. They also offer a range of eggless ice creams, soy coffees and herbal teas.

1 HarbourFront Walk
#01-23 VivoCity
Singapore 098585
Mon - Sun: 10.00am to 10.00pm
Tel: (65) 6275 9950

One Raffles Quay
North Tower #B2-02/03
Singapore 048583
Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 8.00pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
Tel: (65) 6423 4882

501 Orchard Road #03-14
Wheelock Place
Singapore 238880
Mon - Thu: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Fri: 11:00am to 11:00pm
Sat: 10:00am to 11:00pm
Sun: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Tel: (65) 6732 8520

Changi Airport Terminal 2 Departure Lounge South
Mon - Sun : 24 hours
Tel: (65) 6546 1127

#B1-008 Suntec City
Tower 5
Mon - Fri : 8.00am to 9.00pm
Sat - Sun : 11.00am to 9.00pm
Tel: (65) 6341 9968

#01-01/02 Great World City
Mon - Wed: 10.00am to 9.30pm
Thu - Sun: 8.30am to 10.00pm Raffles City
Tel: (65) 6836 1426

#B1-01 Raffles City Shopping Centre
Mon - Sun : 9.00am to 9.30pm
Tel: (65) 6334 4828

#01-01/02 Novena Square
Mon - Sat : 8.00am to 9.00pm
Sun : 11.00am to 9.00pm Republic Plaza
Tel: (65) 6258 5991

#01-13 Republic Plaza
Mon - Fri : 8.00am to 7.45pm
Sat - Sun : Closed
Tel: (65) 6532 6163

Sunflower Vegetarian
It’s a hole in the wall in an old shopping centre, but offers a tasty range of simple vegetarian food. You can select a pasta or wonton laksa from the menu, or select a few side dishes to go with brown rice or their special green noodles (made with homemade spinach oil). Your meal will cost under $10.

4 Scotts Road Far East Plaza
#05-120 & #05-27
Mon-Thu 11:00am-8:00pm,
Fri-Sat 11:00am-8:30pm
Tel: 6737 2854

If you are looking for Chinese Vegetarian Fine Dining, Lingzhi is the place to go. They offer a range of delicious vegetarian dim sum, as well as a buffet lunch or dinner for $18.80 and $23.80 respectively (with a minimum of 4 diners) at Liat Towers. There is a different menu (hot pot I believe) offered at their Far Easrt Square outlet). Otherwise a meal without drinks would cost about $20 per head. Its part of the Tung Lok group of restaurants.

541 Orchard Road,
#05-01 Liat Towers,
Singapore 238881
Lunch : 11:30 - 3:00PM
Dinner : 6:00 - 10:00PM
Tel: +65 6734 3788

7-13 Amoy Street #01-01
Far East Square Singapore 049949
Lunch : 11:00 - 3:00PM
Dinner : 6:00 - 10:00PM
Tel: +65 6538 2992

Yogi Hub
A very popular organic / vegetarian restaurant that’s moderately priced and cosy. The food is light, tasty and healthy, though portions are a little small. Their gado gado (an Indonesian raw salad) and bubor cha cha are particularly good.

16 Madras Street Singapore 208413
Tues - Sat Lunch - 11:30am ~ 2:30pm (last order)
Dinner - 6:00pm ~ 10:00pm (last order at 9:30pm)
Tel: 6298-8198

28 Stanley Street Singapore 068737
Mon - Fri: 11:30am ~ 7:00pm
Sat: 11am ~ 4pm
Tel: 6220-4344

Throw a stone anywhere in Little India and you are likely to hit a good Indian restaurant. The vegetarian will certainly not starve here, not with the abundance of dosas, idlis, pooris, thalis, chaats and chappatis available. These are some of our favourites:

All the outlets are good: Syed Alwi is modern and offers the widest menu with fusion options.

58 Serangoon Road
Daily: 7.30am To 10.00pm
Tel.(65) 6297 9522

221 Selegie Road
Daily: 7.30am To 10.00pm
Tel. (65) 6297 9522

Blk 663 #01-10, Buffalo Road,
(Near by Tekka Market),
Daily : 7.30am to 10.00pm
Tel : (65) 6297 9522

95 Syed Alwi Road,
Daily: 8.30am to 11.30pm
Tel : (65) 6297 9522

Komala Vilas
One of the oldest south indian restaurants in Singapore, and still one of the best. You can't go wrong with a thali, washed down with filter coffee.

76-78 Serangoon Road
Lunch Daily From 11.00am to 3.30pm
Dinner Daily From 6.00pm to 10.30pm

Madras New Woodlands
Another old stalwart that serves consistently good food. Very generous Thali meals and the coffee (pulled in front of you) is a must have.

12/14 Upper Dickson Rd
Tel: +65 62953750

102 Serangoon Rd
Tel: +65 62953750

A branch of Raj Restaurant in Calcutta, this is a relatively upmarket restaurant (but with delightfully reasonable prices) serving vegetarian north and south Indian food. The Little India outlet is better – the one at Biopolis has a more limited menu and is less generous with servings.

76 Syed Alwi Road
Sunday - Thursday: 11am to 11pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am to 11.30pm
Phone +65 6297-1716

20 Biopolis Way, #01-03
Centros Block
Monday - Saturday: 11am to 10pm
Phone +65 6478-9495


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